Stories tagged: walmart
Tue., May 15, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Walmart has ended a service where customers could ring up their own purchases, showing that old habits die hard even in the digital age.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Walmart has settled a long-running battle with labor activists over the punishment of workers who claimed they were mistreated by managers for supporting efforts to organize by wearing union insignia.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
The retail giant announced Wednesday that it would make a 77 percent stake in Flipkart, which since its founding more than a decade ago has evolved from a modest startup …
Sun., April 22, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
Walmart will add more than 500 “pickup towers” to stores across the U.S. this year, including the North Spokane location.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Walmart may be looking to dive deeper into the rapidly evolving health care market by acquiring the insurer Humana, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Wed., March 28, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Walmart says it was a business decision to remove Cosmopolitan magazine from its checkout aisles, but some groups have raised concerns about the sexual content of the publication marketed to …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle this …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
Walmart wants a bigger slice of the crowded meal kits business, announcing Monday that it will offer easy-to-make dinners in more stores this year.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
The world’s largest retailer is unveiling four new lines for women, men and children with items from $5 to $30 that will be available Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Police released body camera footage that shows the dramatic moments leading up to a fatal police shooting at Shadle Center late last year.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
The biggest drop in Walmart’s stock in 30 years and losses in other sectors pulled U.S. indexes lower Tuesday, snapping a six-day winning streak.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
Nearly two weeks after announcing higher hourly wages and one-time bonuses for its employees, Walmart has provided more specifics what employees in Washington and Idaho will be receiving.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing dozens of Sam’s Club warehouse stores across the country – a move that seems sure to cost jobs – on the same day …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Clarkston police officers arrested a 42-year-old Washington man who is accused of being involved in a fraudulent scheme to return stolen items at regional Walmart stores, allegedly making off with …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:52 p.m.
About 100 children in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region were chauffeured around area shopping centers at this year’s Holidays and Heroes event.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon’s increasing dominance,
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a new toy under the tree and this year the Christmas Bureau has a new partner in providing discounted toys to children in need.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Walmart has pulled a T-shirt offered by an outside seller from its online store after a journalist advocacy group told the retailer it found the shirt threatening.
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
Shoppers rushing to find Fingerlings, the robotic monkeys that are a hot toy this holiday season, say they’ve been fooled into buying fakes through outside sellers on Amazon and Walmart.com.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
NEW YORK – A surging online business and strong food sales boosted Walmart’s results Thursday ahead of the holiday season, a day after its rival Target offered a cautious forecast …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Walmart will devote a section on its website to upscale Lord & Taylor, the latest strategic partnership as retailers make alliances.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Smart locks that let retailers deliver packages inside houses or apartments with a digital code while you are away raise liability questions and could raise home insurance rates, experts said.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
A man accused of opening fire inside a suburban Denver Walmart, killing three people, abruptly walked away from his roofing company job hours before the attack, his former boss said …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
THORNTON, Colo. – Colorado authorities have identified a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire with a handgun, killing two men and a woman …